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Wallace Falls Trail

Gold Bar, WA

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Wallace Falls Trail is a 5 mile (6 if you go all the way up) out and back trail located near Gold Bar, Washington that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Lime Kiln
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Just completed Lime Kiln today. It was our third hike. It's a great long walk and the dog enjoyed it. We made it to the kiln, rested and came back. There was another .8 of a mile on the trail left to River Shore Loop (.7) and then the end of the trail. There really isn't much to see however. Nice forest and an occasional glimpse of the river. Next time we do this one we'll go to the River Shore for sure. The description above says that there is a lake and I can see it on the map but we didn't see any sign that showed we could go and look at it from the trail. The weather was perfect for it. It was cloudy when we started but completely clear when we came out. We passed several people on the trail with children, dogs, grandparents. Good for all ages.

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Big Four Ice Caves Trail
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16 Completed 2 Reviews

Well paved trail and very easy hike. We got there around 10am on an overcast/light rain day and only a few hikers were there. The ice caves can easily spotted after 1.3 miles hike in but the best are just another 0.2 miles after. There are plenty more ice caves and waterfalls and couple of ice bridges. Reminded us the natural bridges in Utah, but in ice!

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Lake 22 (Twenty-two) Trail
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

extremely fun hike, and not too hard! the lake on top is so beautiful and quiet. there was still some snow on the far side so we hiked up, and stood right next to a huge melting glacier part!

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Lake 22 (Twenty-two) Trail
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

extremely fun hike, and not too hard! the lake on top is so beautiful and quiet. there was still some snow on the far side so we hiked up, and stood right next to a huge melting glacier part!

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Heather Lake Trail
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8 Completed 1 Reviews

Drizzling and roughly 60 degrees when I started the hike. Trail is fairly well maintained but a good amount of rocks and old growth roots to maneuver. Most of the trail is in the forest with a canopy so even with rain you won't get sopping wet. A few small streams to cross but you'll be fine if you have hiking shoes. Gorgeous lake at the top with a loop trail to circle it. My guess is roughly half a mile around. Would absolutely do this again.

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Old Robe Trail
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8 Completed 1 Reviews

Loved this hike but not for kids or dogs. Went all the way to the cave and it was beautiful but a little sketchy. Would do this again in a heart beat.

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Big Four Ice Caves Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

First hike! My husband and I took our dog, Shelby, out. It was also her first hike. The trail was initially paved, then wooden planks, occasionally rocks, a few bridges. Easy climb and perfect for a first hike. The ice caves reminded me of glaciers in Alaska. Ok, so not as huge as the ones in Alaska but... We reached the top where the view of the caves were but didn't go down close. The weather was absolutely perfect. Admittedly, the 26 miles out on Mountain Loop Hwy to get there seemed long. I'd recommend this hike to any first timer!

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Old Robe Trail
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4 Completed 3 Reviews

Awesome! Kids loved this trail. We felt as if we were entering Narnia, a true adventure for me and the kids. The views were amazing, the kids played in the water splashing each other, they climbed, the skipped, they got dirty, it was every child's dream! I loved it!

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Big Four Ice Caves Trail
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31 Completed 18 Reviews

Easy elevation --- slippery in winter so be careful!! Went with the fam (5 kids) in January and slipped and slid to the caves!

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Mount Pilchuck Trail
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52 Completed 11 Reviews

We loved this hike! My husband, dog, and I tried to complete it the first time in late June and didn't reach the summit because there was a lot of snow that we were not prepared for (we relocated to WA from FL so we are still figuring out this snow thing). There is no snow now and we made it to the top. It was foggy, so the views were not great, but we know from our previous accent that the views can be amazing when there are clear skies. We have a lot more to see in the area but I know we will be back!

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